POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. Chargebacks: The Lesser Talked About EMV Risk For SMBs
    3/14/2016

    We are now almost six months removed from the EMV Liability Shift of October 2015. While Tier 1 merchants have migrated in large numbers, the vast majority of everyone else is lagging far behind — to the tune of about 17 percent adoption.

  2. Mergermarket 2015 TMT Trend Report Records New M&A Highs
    3/14/2016

    Technology, media, and telecom all saw record high M&A activity in 2015

  3. VARsynergy Seeks To Empower VARs Through Collaboration
    3/11/2016

    In this exclusive Executive-To-Executive interview, Hunter Allen, the CEO of point of sale solution provider Cervion Systems, talks with Business Solutions President Jim Roddy. Allen, regarded as the pre-eminent Retail-as-a-Service VAR in North America, talks about two new channel organizations: MobileBytes and VARsynergy. Allen explains how these organizations and their unique partnership could impact VARs and ISVs, why five well-known solutions providers formed VARsynergy, and the importance of reseller collaboration especially with the emergence of recurring revenue.

  4. Vulnerabilities EMV Doesn’t Fix
    3/11/2016

    Yasser Abou-Nasr, SVP of Commerce Services at North American Bancard, answered Business Solutions’ questions about what weaknesses still exist after EMV and how software developers and resellers can overcome these vulnerabilities.

  5. Niche Media Honors Business Solutions For B2B Event Success
    3/7/2016

    Niche Media, a leading event management advisor and host of the annual Niche EventFest Conference, recently featured Business Solutions conferences on its event best practices podcast and blog.

  6. Speakers At Channel Events: Read This Book, Please!
    3/7/2016

    I hope every speaker I listen to at future channel conferences for the rest of my life follows the principles in the book Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. I think tolerating dry presentations at events has taken a few years off all of our lives. Or at least it feels that way to me.

  7. Smartphones Top Tablets As Drivers Of Sales For The First Time
    3/3/2016

    The State of Retail Online 2016 report places new focus on tablet investment.

  8. VISA Transforms Visa Developer Into An Open Platform To Foster Innovation
    3/2/2016

    The move opens Visa Developer to outside developers for the first time.

  9. RSPA Webinar Examines Change In Payments For Food Service
    3/1/2016

    After months of talking about it, EMV finally made its way into the real world this past October. With the holiday shopping season behind us and new budgets being discussed and delegated, EMV is starting to gain some traction in 2016 around the U.S.

  10. Top Quotes From The Recurring Revenue Conference 2016
    2/29/2016

    An added bonus to my trip last week to Santa Ana for BSM’s ISV IQ Live! Conference was driving north to Los Angeles to attend the Recurring Revenue Conference 2016. The Feb. 23 event attracted nearly 200 entrepreneurs and investors from Southern California to the gorgeous Skirball Cultural Center just outside LA.